After similar circumstances last week prompted the last-minute cancellation of Defense Minister Ehud Barak's trip to Paris, another court case was filed against the Barak and a series of other senior Israeli officials for alleged war crimes committed in the Gaza Strip during Operation Cast Lead.Oh, really? I guess this is simply an extension of the farce. This has got to be challenged and ended. Until then, Belgium is not doing enough to prove they're even against Islamofascism in their own country.
Among those targeted in the suit are Opposition Chairwoman Tzipi Livni, who also has an arrest warrant out against her in Britain for her role as foreign minister during the Gaza offensive, former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, Deputy Defense Minister Matan Vilnai, and other Israelis in the IDF and Israel's intelligence services.
The claim was filed by a Belgian citizen of Palestinian descent together with 13 residents of the Gaza Strip. The plaintiffs' attorney estimated that the country's attorney general will evaluate the case to determine whether it provides just cause to open a case against the senior Israeli officials "already by the end of August."
Much of the claim is based on the Goldstone Report.
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
BELGIUM'S STILL GOT ITS WAR CRIME BIAS LAW AGAINST ISRAEL
If the following news tells anything, it's that Belgium's law that enables prosecuting foreign politicians - perhaps more specifically, Israeli ones - inside their country, and even leftists aren't immune to it:
Posted by Avi Green at 2:44 PM